Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Product Review

The folks at Froose teamed up with Mom Central to get some feedback on their products. I volunteered our family to be Taste Testers.

Here's our take on Froose. First, a little about the product...



Each serving of Froose® contains:

* Whole organic grains and fruit
* Complex carbohydrates energy
* Good source of fiber - 3 grams (soluble & insoluble)
* Naturally low in sugar
* Organic rice syrup, a complex carbohydrate (which means no sugar highs and no empty calories.)
* Whole organic brown rice
* Wheat and gluten free
* Pasteurized
* Kosher Certified
* Unique whole food innovation
* Made with organic ingredients

The Taste Testers...

Me
The Commander
The Boy

First up - Perfect Pear

Me - It has the consistency of nectar. (Which I can't stand.)
The Commander - It is bitter.
The Boy - It tastes like real pears, but not like juice.

The Verdict - No thanks.

Next - Playful Peach

Me - Ugh.
The Commander - ::: Nose Wrinkles :::
The Boy - It tastes okay at first, but then it leaves a bad taste in my mouth.

The Verdict - No Thanks.

Lastly - Cheerful Cherry

Me - Hmmmmmm. Not too bad. I can't stand artificial cherry flavor. If I inadvertently pop a cherry Jolly Rancher into my mouth, it will shoot out with much more force than it went in. Cheerful Cherry does not have a fake cherry taste! It also doesn't have that nectar thickness to it like the other two or the graininess (from the rice flour I'm guessing).
The Commander - Refuses to participate any further.
The Boy - Well, if it is the only thing to drink, I will drink it, but I wouldn't want it as a snack.

Verdict - I was the only flavor I finished.

I would recommend at least giving Froose a try. Your kids may not be as picky as my kid. Let me know if you do.

3 comments:

  1. Stacie Jo10:30 PM

    I needed this laugh. Granted sparked my interest since I have picky eater and drinker boy at my house..hehe

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  2. LOL! Did you see our review? We had the same verdict for the most part. "Too grainy." Cherry was also the only one we liked (well, the lesser of three evils.)

    I really hate to give a bad review (for fear that they won't ask "my kind" to review stuff anymore! LOL!) but hey - I tells it like it is.

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  3. Oh lord, that was me up above. Krysia is my Polish name. I seriously have to keep a better check on my various "identities." LOL!

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